E-books and Streaming

The Lake Oswego Public Library offers a variety of services to connect patrons to e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and even streaming movies. 

Need help? If you would like to set up a one-on-one appointment with a librarian to help you set up these services, please call the Reference Desk at 503-675-2540.

On-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.
Note: Kanopy play credits will return to 5 per month on 8/1/2020.

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Libby by Library2Go
Thousands of popular fiction & nonfiction eBooks & Audiobooks. *Both the Overdrive app and the newer Libby app can be used for this service.

Cloud Library
Popular e-Books and e-Audiobooks.

A collection of downloadable magazines for Lake Oswego Public Library cardholders only.

Note: RBdigital's recent merge with Overdrive brings changes to our collections:

  • our RBdigital e-audiobook collection migrated to the Libby app on 8/31/2020.  
  • our RBdigital magazine collection has expanded and will eventually migrate to Overdrive/Libby/Library2Go (date TBD).

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Nonfiction titles for research. All titles are available all the time.

TumbleBooks for Kids 
Beloved children's books in electronic format so even little ones can enjoy ebook storytime. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.


Teen Cloud Library 
ebooks just for teens, including graphic novels! There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.